New issue of Acta Periodica Duellatorum (7/1)

A new issue of Acta Periodica Duellatorum, a scientific journal entirely devoted to HEMA research, has appeared.
A large part of the current issue focuses on the figure and achievements of Pietro Monte, a mercenary and fencing master, who was active in Italy at the turn of the 15th and 16th centuries.

We invite you to read!


Ariella Elema, Tradition, Innovation, Re-enactment: Hans Talhoffer’s Unusual Weapons;
Yulia Shtyryakova, A quest for the atgeir: the unknown Viking weapon in Icelandic sagas and archaeological data;
Reinier van Noort, This tickles beyond all measure: an expanded version of Henning’s Hieb-Fechten in Add MS 17533 ;
Jürg Gassmann, Mos geometricus v. Reality: Quantity, Quality, Time and Information in Combat Simulations since the Middle Ages ;
Giovanni Sartori, Replicating a seventeenth century sword: the Storta Project ;
Pascal Brioist, Contextualising Pietro Monte’s Military Career in Italy ;
Manuel Valle Ortiz, Libro del exercicio de las armas: A New Pietro Monte Manuscript;
Jacob Henry Deacon, Reaching Excellence: Staff Weapon Typologies, Contexts, and Fighting Techniques in the Collectanea of Pietro Monte;
Pierre-Henry Bas, Horseback fighting in Pietro del Monte’s Collectanea (1509): from training to the reality of pitched battle.

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